Tue, 23 Aug 1994

Mount Batur still active

DENPASAR, Bali: Mount Batur is still active since it first emitted smoke two weeks ago, but officials say that everything is under control.

Chief of the provincial Volcanology Section, Tulus, said the mountain is still expelling sulfur and flame, but the height had significantly reduced.

He said a seismograph installed in the area recorded activities inside the crater, but no tremor is felt by the local people, Antara reported. (par)